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We offer eight different trips lasting from two hours to eight hours:

Canal bridge at Salwarpe on the Barge canal

B1:  A two hour trip to Salwarpe Village

Travel through urban and rural Droitwich and experience the views from the canal, especially the reed beds and the beautiful village of Salwarpe.

Price:  £90

B2:  A three hour trip to Ladywood Lock

Continuing trip B1, this takes you along some stunning views and turns at Ladywood for a lock-side picnic.

Price:  £110

Ladywood lock on the Barge canal
River Severn at Hawford

B3:  An eight hour trip to Hawford.

Continuing trip B2, this takes you through rapidly changing countryside down to lock No.2, a hundred yards from the River Severn.

Price:  £200

J1:  A two hour trip to Lock 6

Experience passing through a new canal with concrete locks! Pass through the 'small' M5 tunnel; originally a culvert for the Body Brook and come out into wild parkland.

Price:  £90

Lock 6 on the Junctiom Canal
Pamela May 2 at Droitwich Marina

J2:  A three hour trip to Droitwich Marina.

Continue climbing from trip J1 through the new staircase locks to arrive at the wide expanse of the Droitwich Marina for a snack.

Price:  £110

J3:  A five hour trip to Hanbury Wharf.

Continue climbing from trip J2 through three double height original Victorian locks. Then stopping at the junction with the Worcester to Birmingham Canal for a picnic or lunch at the Eagle and Sun.

Price:  £170

Hanbury Wharf on the Worcester - Birmingham canal
Dunhampstead on the Worcester - Birmingham canal

J4:  An eight hour trip to Dunhampstead.

Continuing trip J3 South along the Worcester to Birmingham Canal through Dunhampstead Tunnel for lunch or a picnic.

Price:  £200

J5:  An eight hour trip to Astwood Locks

Continuing trip J3 but turning left at the Worcester-Birmingham Canal to explore the north, turning round above lock 18 for a picnic or lunch.

Price:  £200

Astwood locks on the Worcester - Birmingham canal

For more information or to book your trip:

Contact 0793 8571809 or email

Bookings are provisional until a deposit of £25 is received, bookings are then confirmed.


If your group requires transport, the Droitwich CVS Community Bus is available to book. Ring Droitwich CVS on 01905 779778.

All trips include a qualified crew and Coffee or Tea and Biscuits.

The Boat

The New Pamela May 2 Community canal trip boat.

Experience our new electrically powered community narrow boat, Pamela May 2.

Clean, green and efficient with no fumes or noisy diesel engine. Electric propulsion powered by solar panels.


All trips are suitable for Care Homes, Day Centres and Family Groups and Clubs. Try a short taster trip on Festival Days in Vines Park – see Events.

The boat can accommodate twelve people comfortably, ten on special trips such as Fish & Chips and Cream Tea cruises.

A manual wheelchair counts as two people with a maximum of two wheelchairs per trip. We are unable to take heavier motorised chairs onto the boat.

  • A wheelchair lift is fitted to the boat.

  • A disabled accessible toilet is situated on the boat.

  • The cabin is heated during cooler weather.

  • Open front deck


For more information or to book your trip:

Contact 0793 8571809 or email

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